A victory for the people: After eight years of community resistance and international pressure, Hidro Santa Cruz leaves Guatemala. Interview with Basilio Tzoy
Political persecution and imprisonment, criminalization of the struggle, threats and even the murder of social leaders, featured the imposition of hydroelectric megaproject Hidro Santa Cruz, in Santa Cruz Barillas, Guatemala, since 2008.
This Human Rights Day please stand up for the rights of climate refugees – people forced to flee their homes because of the impacts of climate change. Please ask the UN Secretary General to protect Climate Refugees under international law.
In solidarity with the Lenca People And rejection of the Agua Zarca Project report by the mission of the FMO (Entrepreneurial Development Bank)
Our Rights & Justice Centre offers free legal support, helping communities and other campaign groups protect their environment. This doesn’t just mean nature and green spaces, but our communities and the places we live, work, play, learn and shop.
Social, indigenous, popular and environmental organizations are protesting to express disagreement with the current economic development model, and to highlight the government’s failure to fulfil prior commitments.